The Department of Justice is Over the Overtime Regulations

TEG | Jul 11, 2017
Remember last November when a Texas federal court enjoined the Department of Labor’s overtime regulations (which would have increased the salary threshold to $47,476)?  The court ruled that the...

By the Numbers: The Consumer Price Index

Skyler King, HR Generalist | Jun 2, 2017
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the prices of goods and services households regularly purchase, like food and beverages, housing, transportation, medical care, and recreation, among other things. Collectively,...

Final Rule Released Regarding Overtime Regulations

Linda Greene, PHR, SHRM-CP, HR Business Partner | May 18, 2016
It’s official, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulations on overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). What does this mean to employers and employees? Some...

What’s in a Work Week, Really?

Jami Anderson, FPC, Payroll Specialist | May 9, 2016
Picture this:  You have a four-hour appointment and need to leave work to attend.  You ask your boss if you can make up the time next week, so you...

New Year Brings New Minimum Wages

Bobbi Burg, Payroll Specialist | Jan 6, 2016
2015 was a big year in the United States for minimum wage discussions and changes, with cities and counties implementing their own minimum wages as well as the push...